The '''Allen County Public Library''' (ACPL) is a public library system located in Fort Wayne, Indiana|Fort Wayne
, Allen County, Indiana|Allen County
, United States
. Founded in 1895 as the Fort Wayne Public Library, the library served residents with 3,606 books out of a single room in Fort Wayne Old City Hall Building|City Hall
. Today the library system includes 14 library branches throughout the city and county. The Main Library Branch in downtown Fort Wayne is home to the Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Department, which holds the largest public genealogy
collection in the United States.